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Among the first series to show this effect were ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'' and ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'' (albeit with the latter it was a deliberate choice by the ''mangaka''); compare the art in these to ''Manga/SlamDunk'' or ''Manga/GreatTeacherOnizuka'', which have old-school character designs. Even Hirohiko Araki mentioned deliberately going for a prettier look when he wrote [[Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventureVentoAureo Part 5]] of ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'', and the effect shows even in the Seinen-aimed installments. ''Manga/KatekyoHitmanReborn'', ''Manga/DGrayMan'', ''Manga/ThePrinceOfTennis'' and ''Manga/KurokoNoBasuke'' are probably the most blatant examples in recent times.

The fangirl-bait worked, sales went up, and the idea was promptly copied by other shonen magazines, to the extent that it is now more-or-less standard procedure. It is nonetheless often ridiculed by readers who prefer the older tough-looking art styles, who deride ''Shonen Jump'' as "Bishonen Jump" or "Shoujo Jump".

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Among the first series to show this effect were ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'' and ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'' (albeit with the latter it was a deliberate choice by the ''mangaka''); compare the art in these to ''Manga/SlamDunk'' or ''Manga/GreatTeacherOnizuka'', which have old-school character designs. Even Hirohiko Araki mentioned deliberately going for a prettier look when he wrote [[Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventureVentoAureo Part 5]] of ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'', and the effect shows even in the Seinen-aimed installments. ''Manga/KatekyoHitmanReborn'', ''Manga/DGrayMan'', ''Manga/ThePrinceOfTennis'' and ''Manga/KurokoNoBasuke'' are probably the most blatant examples in recent times.examples.

The fangirl-bait worked, sales went up, and the idea was promptly copied by other shonen magazines, to the extent that it is now more-or-less standard procedure. It is nonetheless often ridiculed by readers who prefer the older tough-looking art styles, who styles and deride ''Shonen Jump'' as "Bishonen Jump" or "Shoujo Jump".


Bishonen Jump Syndrome, also known as Shoujo Jump Syndrome and Odagiri effect, is a specific trend in aimed at attracting a female PeripheryDemographic through gratuitously {{bishounen}} or any attractive male character design.

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Bishonen Jump Syndrome, also known as Shoujo Jump Syndrome and Odagiri effect, is a specific trend in aimed at attracting a female PeripheryDemographic through gratuitously {{bishounen}} or any attractive male character design.


Bishonen Jump Syndrome, also known as Shoujo Jump Syndrome, is a specific trend in {{shonen}} (boy's) {{manga}} (and {{anime}}), aimed at attracting a female PeripheryDemographic through gratuitously {{bishounen}} character design.

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Bishonen Jump Syndrome, also known as Shoujo Jump Syndrome, Syndrome and Odagiri effect, is a specific trend in {{shonen}} (boy's) {{manga}} (and {{anime}}), aimed at attracting a female PeripheryDemographic through gratuitously {{bishounen}} or any attractive male character design.


The {{manga}} anthology magazine ''[[Magazine/ShonenJump Weekly Shonen Jump]]'' (on which the US magazine ''Shonen Jump'' is based) has long been the best-selling manga magazine in Japan. Although it is targeted to boys, it has a large female PeripheryDemographic. Sometime in the mid-1990s, ''Shonen Jump'' realized the sales potential of this demographic, and began to deliberately court female readers via MrFanservice. Specifically, they took standard {{shounen}} all-male teams and simply made them into a CastFullOfPrettyBoys (an idea promptly picked up by {{shoujo}} as too good to waste on the guys). Traces of HoYay are often also added [[ShippingGoggles (if not, ]] [[YaoiFangirl the fangirls]] [[ShippingGoggles will see it anyway).]]

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The {{manga}} anthology magazine ''[[Magazine/ShonenJump Weekly Shonen Jump]]'' (on which the US magazine ''Shonen Jump'' is was based) has long been the best-selling manga magazine in Japan. Although it is targeted to boys, it has a large female PeripheryDemographic. Sometime in the mid-1990s, ''Shonen Jump'' realized the sales potential of this demographic, and began to deliberately court female readers via MrFanservice. Specifically, they took standard {{shounen}} all-male teams and simply made them into a CastFullOfPrettyBoys (an idea promptly picked up by {{shoujo}} as too good to waste on the guys). Traces of HoYay are often also added [[ShippingGoggles (if not, ]] [[YaoiFangirl the fangirls]] [[ShippingGoggles will see it anyway).]]


Among the first series to show this effect were ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'' and ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'' (albeit with the latter it was a deliberate choice by the ''mangaka''); compare the art in these to ''Manga/SlamDunk'' or ''Manga/GreatTeacherOnizuka'', which have old-school character designs. Even Hirohiko Araki mentioned deliberately going for a prettier look when he wrote Part 5 of ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'', and the effect shows even in the Seinen-aimed installments. ''Manga/KatekyoHitmanReborn'', ''Manga/DGrayMan'', ''Manga/ThePrinceOfTennis'' and ''Manga/KurokoNoBasuke'' are probably the most blatant examples in recent times.

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Among the first series to show this effect were ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'' and ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'' (albeit with the latter it was a deliberate choice by the ''mangaka''); compare the art in these to ''Manga/SlamDunk'' or ''Manga/GreatTeacherOnizuka'', which have old-school character designs. Even Hirohiko Araki mentioned deliberately going for a prettier look when he wrote [[Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventureVentoAureo Part 5 5]] of ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'', and the effect shows even in the Seinen-aimed installments. ''Manga/KatekyoHitmanReborn'', ''Manga/DGrayMan'', ''Manga/ThePrinceOfTennis'' and ''Manga/KurokoNoBasuke'' are probably the most blatant examples in recent times.


The {{manga}} anthology magazine ''Weekly Shonen Jump'' (on which the US magazine ''Magazine/ShonenJump'' is based) has long been the best-selling manga magazine in Japan. Although it is targeted to boys, it has a large female PeripheryDemographic. Sometime in the mid-1990s, ''Shonen Jump'' realized the sales potential of this demographic, and began to deliberately court female readers via MrFanservice. Specifically, they took standard {{shounen}} all-male teams and simply made them into a CastFullOfPrettyBoys (an idea promptly picked up by {{shoujo}} as too good to waste on the guys). Traces of HoYay are often also added [[ShippingGoggles (if not, ]] [[YaoiFangirl the fangirls]] [[ShippingGoggles will see it anyway).]]

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The {{manga}} anthology magazine ''Weekly ''[[Magazine/ShonenJump Weekly Shonen Jump'' Jump]]'' (on which the US magazine ''Magazine/ShonenJump'' ''Shonen Jump'' is based) has long been the best-selling manga magazine in Japan. Although it is targeted to boys, it has a large female PeripheryDemographic. Sometime in the mid-1990s, ''Shonen Jump'' realized the sales potential of this demographic, and began to deliberately court female readers via MrFanservice. Specifically, they took standard {{shounen}} all-male teams and simply made them into a CastFullOfPrettyBoys (an idea promptly picked up by {{shoujo}} as too good to waste on the guys). Traces of HoYay are often also added [[ShippingGoggles (if not, ]] [[YaoiFangirl the fangirls]] [[ShippingGoggles will see it anyway).]]


Among the first series to show this effect were ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'' and ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'' (albeit with the latter it was a deliberate choice by the ''mangaka''); compare the art in these to ''Manga/SlamDunk'' or ''Manga/GreatTeacherOnizuka'', which have old-school character designs. ''Manga/KatekyoHitmanReborn'', ''Manga/DGrayMan'', ''Manga/ThePrinceOfTennis'' and ''Manga/KurokoNoBasuke'' are probably the most blatant examples in recent times.

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Among the first series to show this effect were ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'' and ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'' (albeit with the latter it was a deliberate choice by the ''mangaka''); compare the art in these to ''Manga/SlamDunk'' or ''Manga/GreatTeacherOnizuka'', which have old-school character designs. Even Hirohiko Araki mentioned deliberately going for a prettier look when he wrote Part 5 of ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'', and the effect shows even in the Seinen-aimed installments. ''Manga/KatekyoHitmanReborn'', ''Manga/DGrayMan'', ''Manga/ThePrinceOfTennis'' and ''Manga/KurokoNoBasuke'' are probably the most blatant examples in recent times.
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The {{manga}} anthology magazine ''Weekly Shonen Jump'' (on which the US magazine ''Magazine/ShonenJump'' is based) has long been the best-selling manga magazine in Japan. Although it is targeted to boys, it has a large female PeripheryDemographic. Sometime in the mid-1990s, Shonen Jump realized the sales potential of this demographic, and began to deliberately court female readers via MrFanservice. Specifically, they took standard {{shounen}} all-male teams and simply made them into a CastFullOfPrettyBoys (an idea promptly picked up by {{shoujo}} as too good to waste on the guys). Traces of HoYay are often also added [[ShippingGoggles (if not, ]] [[YaoiFangirl the fangirls]] [[ShippingGoggles will see it anyway).]]

Among the first series to show this effect were ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'' and ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'' (albeit with the latter it was a deliberate choice by the ''mangaka''); compare the art in these to ''SlamDunk'' or ''Manga/GreatTeacherOnizuka'', which have old-school character designs. ''Manga/KatekyoHitmanReborn'', ''Manga/DGrayMan'', ''Manga/ThePrinceOfTennis'' and ''Manga/KurokoNoBasuke'' are probably the most blatant examples in recent times.

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The {{manga}} anthology magazine ''Weekly Shonen Jump'' (on which the US magazine ''Magazine/ShonenJump'' is based) has long been the best-selling manga magazine in Japan. Although it is targeted to boys, it has a large female PeripheryDemographic. Sometime in the mid-1990s, Shonen Jump ''Shonen Jump'' realized the sales potential of this demographic, and began to deliberately court female readers via MrFanservice. Specifically, they took standard {{shounen}} all-male teams and simply made them into a CastFullOfPrettyBoys (an idea promptly picked up by {{shoujo}} as too good to waste on the guys). Traces of HoYay are often also added [[ShippingGoggles (if not, ]] [[YaoiFangirl the fangirls]] [[ShippingGoggles will see it anyway).]]

Among the first series to show this effect were ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'' and ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'' (albeit with the latter it was a deliberate choice by the ''mangaka''); compare the art in these to ''SlamDunk'' ''Manga/SlamDunk'' or ''Manga/GreatTeacherOnizuka'', which have old-school character designs. ''Manga/KatekyoHitmanReborn'', ''Manga/DGrayMan'', ''Manga/ThePrinceOfTennis'' and ''Manga/KurokoNoBasuke'' are probably the most blatant examples in recent times.


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Among the first series to show this effect were ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'' and ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'' (albeit with the latter it was a deliberate choice by the ''mangaka''); compare the art in these to ''SlamDunk'' or ''Manga/GreatTeacherOnizuka'', which have old-school character designs. ''Manga/KatekyoHitmanReborn'', ''Manga/ThePrinceOfTennis'' and ''Manga/KurokoNoBasuke'' are probably the most blatant examples in recent times.

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Among the first series to show this effect were ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'' and ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'' (albeit with the latter it was a deliberate choice by the ''mangaka''); compare the art in these to ''SlamDunk'' or ''Manga/GreatTeacherOnizuka'', which have old-school character designs. ''Manga/KatekyoHitmanReborn'', ''Manga/DGrayMan'', ''Manga/ThePrinceOfTennis'' and ''Manga/KurokoNoBasuke'' are probably the most blatant examples in recent times.


The {{manga}} anthology magazine ''Weekly Shonen Jump'' (on which the US magazine ShonenJump is based) has long been the best-selling manga magazine in Japan. Although it is targeted to boys, it has a large female PeripheryDemographic. Sometime in the mid-1990s, Shonen Jump realized the sales potential of this demographic, and began to deliberately court female readers via MrFanservice. Specifically, they took standard {{shounen}} all-male teams and simply made them into a CastFullOfPrettyBoys (an idea promptly picked up by {{shoujo}} as too good to waste on the guys). Traces of HoYay are often also added [[ShippingGoggles (if not, ]] [[YaoiFangirl the fangirls]] [[ShippingGoggles will see it anyway).]]

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The {{manga}} anthology magazine ''Weekly Shonen Jump'' (on which the US magazine ShonenJump ''Magazine/ShonenJump'' is based) has long been the best-selling manga magazine in Japan. Although it is targeted to boys, it has a large female PeripheryDemographic. Sometime in the mid-1990s, Shonen Jump realized the sales potential of this demographic, and began to deliberately court female readers via MrFanservice. Specifically, they took standard {{shounen}} all-male teams and simply made them into a CastFullOfPrettyBoys (an idea promptly picked up by {{shoujo}} as too good to waste on the guys). Traces of HoYay are often also added [[ShippingGoggles (if not, ]] [[YaoiFangirl the fangirls]] [[ShippingGoggles will see it anyway).]]


Among the first series to show this effect were ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'' and ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'' (albeit with the latter it was a deliberate choice by the ''mangaka''); compare the art in these to ''SlamDunk'' or ''Manga/GreatTeacherOnizuka'', which have old-school character designs. ''Manga/KatekyoHitmanReborn'' and ''Manga/ThePrinceOfTennis'' are probably the most blatant examples in recent times.

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Among the first series to show this effect were ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'' and ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'' (albeit with the latter it was a deliberate choice by the ''mangaka''); compare the art in these to ''SlamDunk'' or ''Manga/GreatTeacherOnizuka'', which have old-school character designs. ''Manga/KatekyoHitmanReborn'' and ''Manga/KatekyoHitmanReborn'', ''Manga/ThePrinceOfTennis'' and ''Manga/KurokoNoBasuke'' are probably the most blatant examples in recent times.


Among the first series to show this effect were ''YuYuHakusho'' and ''RurouniKenshin'' (albeit with the latter it was a deliberate choice by the ''mangaka''); compare the art in these to ''SlamDunk'' or ''GreatTeacherOnizuka'', which have old-school character designs. ''KatekyoHitmanReborn'' and ''ThePrinceOfTennis'' are probably the most blatant examples in recent times.

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Among the first series to show this effect were ''YuYuHakusho'' ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'' and ''RurouniKenshin'' ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'' (albeit with the latter it was a deliberate choice by the ''mangaka''); compare the art in these to ''SlamDunk'' or ''GreatTeacherOnizuka'', ''Manga/GreatTeacherOnizuka'', which have old-school character designs. ''KatekyoHitmanReborn'' ''Manga/KatekyoHitmanReborn'' and ''ThePrinceOfTennis'' ''Manga/ThePrinceOfTennis'' are probably the most blatant examples in recent times.


Among the first series to show this effect were ''YuYuHakusho'' and ''RurouniKenshin'' (albeit with the latter it was a deliberate choice by the ''mangaka''); compare the art in these to ''SlamDunk'' or ''GreatTeacherOnizuka'', which have old-school character designs. ''KatekyoHitmanReborn'' is probably the most blatant example in recent times.

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Among the first series to show this effect were ''YuYuHakusho'' and ''RurouniKenshin'' (albeit with the latter it was a deliberate choice by the ''mangaka''); compare the art in these to ''SlamDunk'' or ''GreatTeacherOnizuka'', which have old-school character designs. ''KatekyoHitmanReborn'' is and ''ThePrinceOfTennis'' are probably the most blatant example examples in recent times.


Among the first series to show this effect were ''YuYuHakusho'' and ''RurouniKenshin'' (albeit with the latter it was a deliberate choice by the ''mangaka''); compare the art in these to ''SlamDunk'' or ''GreatTeacherOnizuka'', which have old-school character designs. ''KatekyoHitmanReborn'' is probably the most blatant example that's currently serializing.

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Among the first series to show this effect were ''YuYuHakusho'' and ''RurouniKenshin'' (albeit with the latter it was a deliberate choice by the ''mangaka''); compare the art in these to ''SlamDunk'' or ''GreatTeacherOnizuka'', which have old-school character designs. ''KatekyoHitmanReborn'' is probably the most blatant example that's currently serializing.
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Among the first series to show this effect were ''YuYuHakusho'' and ''RurouniKenshin'' (albeit with the latter it was a deliberate choice by the ''mangaka''); compare the art in these to ''SlamDunk'' or ''GreatTeacherOnizuka'', which have old-school character designs. The UrExample is probably Trunks from ''DragonBall.'' ''KatekyoHitmanReborn'' is probably the most blatant example that's currently serializing.

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Among the first series to show this effect were ''YuYuHakusho'' and ''RurouniKenshin'' (albeit with the latter it was a deliberate choice by the ''mangaka''); compare the art in these to ''SlamDunk'' or ''GreatTeacherOnizuka'', which have old-school character designs. The UrExample is probably Trunks from ''DragonBall.'' ''KatekyoHitmanReborn'' is probably the most blatant example that's currently serializing.

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